Remove sanded paint from a floor
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NotBobB
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Remove sanded paint from a floor

Post by NotBobB » Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:48 pm

Hi. Wasn´t sure to post here or on the "patio forum". Complete DIY newbie. My sob story is loss of job means no paying professionals for any "non dangerous work"

Anyway. Has anyone got any hack how best to remove a lot of loose flecked paint from the floor (patio driveway, damp concrete etc.).
I decided to do a paint job myself and the first thing I did was take off all the old mostly falling off paint.
Obviously gravity meant it all fell onto the floor.

I did sweep up with a outdoor brush but a LOT still remains. And also it´s been raining, so the damp hasn´t helped.

Just wondered if there was a special hack to make it easier. Like giant sticky tape or something.

Thanks (no doubt I´ll be back with more dumb questions soon enough).

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Re: Remove sanded paint from a floor

Post by stoneyboy » Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:13 pm

Hi notbobb
Have you tried a pressure washer?
Regards S

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Re: Remove sanded paint from a floor

Post by NotBobB » Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:08 pm

Hi. No. Is like that a hose pipe? I don´t actually have a tap that would fit one (squared off and mixer taps).

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Re: Remove sanded paint from a floor

Post by stoneyboy » Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:45 pm

Hi notbobb
Same sort of idea but much higher pressure so the water jet blasts away debris. Look at them on line, you should be able to hire one for a day at a reasonable cost. They normally work from a tap connection but sucking out of a bucket of water also works.
Regards S

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